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Poster: cream-puff-war Date: Dec 7, 2008 9:24am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Do Deny(Lying Man)

You might get a kick from the 1967 movie version of Doctor Faustus, based on the Goethe play (actually the Marlowe play).

Some might argue that Faustus cuts a little closer to the bone than Steppenwolf.

One of the strangest movies of all is The World's Greatest Sinner, with soundtrack scored by Frank Zappa... in 1962!

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Poster: bluedevil Date: Dec 8, 2008 2:08pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Do Deny(Lying Man)

CPW, you should know about Svankmajer's work if you don't. He's a Czech filmmaker, usuually animated and using marionettes (beginning of Being John Malkovich was essentially an homage to him). He does a great take on Faust. Here's one little scene (modified for the English speaking world):